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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Copley, John Singleton 1738-1815. American painter who is known chiefly for his portraits of prominent Americans such as Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Paul Revere, although he lived in England after 1774.

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  • n. American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)

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  • Professors who live among students understand intimately how a campus operates and what students think, and they are forced to be culturally savvy, said Daniel Porterfield, a Georgetown English professor and vice president for strategic development who has lived in Copley Hall with his wife and three daughters for seven years.

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  • And as authorities launched a hunt for the man – also captured on surveillance cameras last week at the Westin Copley Hotel, where a 29-year-old Las Vegas woman was bound and robbed at gunpoint – the killing this week opened a window on a vast and elusive underworld of prostitutes who advertise online and do business at high-end hotels.

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  • And as authorities launched a hunt for the man – also captured on surveillance cameras last week at the Westin Copley Hotel, where a 29-year-old Las Vegas woman was bound and robbed at gunpoint – the killing this week opened a window on a vast and elusive underworld of prostitutes who [...]

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  • Did "District 9" show you anything that makes you think Copley is a good fit for Murdock?

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  • Lead actor Sharlto Copley is awesome in this role as well.

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  • I deduced the one in Copley (which, looking back, was incorrect for this map but perhaps not the dream world; I was thinking Sharon Center) or perhaps St. Sebastian's.

    Awesome dream! House included!

  • And West Hill, in the vicinity of Pinckney Street, and was sometimes called Copley's Hill.

    History of American Women

  • If William Copley is one of them, what must he be thinking of the country he proudly served?

    Copley, William M.

  • And it happened that the tulips in Copley Square opened that day, and shone in the sun like lighted lamps.

    The Promised Land

  • According to police, the woman who survived that attack said it was Markoff who bound her hands with plastic ties, duct-taped her mouth, disabled her cellphone, and stole $800 and two pairs of her panties before leaving her hotel room at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston’s upscale Back Bay.

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